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Geek 5: All the News You Need to Know

Jun 11 2011 - 3:12am

This was a big week for geeks — not only did Steve Jobs take the stage at WWDC, but E3 unveiled lots of new titles and gadgets for gamers to look forward to. Catch up with all the important news in this week's Geek 5!

Steve Jobs Unveils iOS 5, OSX Lion, and iCloud at WWDC

Steve Jobs took the stage at this year's WWDC event in San Francisco on Monday despite his medical leave, and helped to detail the latest version of iOS 5 [1], the next OSX called Lion [2], and introduced iCloud [3] to the masses.

Nintendo Introduces a New Console: The Wii U

Down in LA, Nintendo showed off its next generation Wii console, called the Wii U [4], which is due out in 2012 and incorporates a touchscreen controller so you can play games on your TV or alone with the 6.2-inch screen.

Xbox Introduces New Gaming Lineups

Nintendo wasn't the only one getting fans excited — Xbox also profiled a number of new games we can't wait to play [5] during its E3 press briefing.

Facebook Rolls Out Facial Recognition Worldwide

Facebook's facial recognition feature was rolled out worldwide this week, which sparked a bit of controversy from the EU [6]. Here's how to turn off Facebook facial recognition [7] from your profile.

Facebook Friend Tattoo Video Goes Viral

A woman from the Netherlands posted a video of herself getting a tattoo of 152 of her Facebook friend's profile photos this week, which instantly went viral. Turns out it was a fake, but there's plenty of real geeky tattoos [8] to go around.

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